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Cambodia: Footage shows moment Polonsky gets deported from Cambodia

Cambodia, Cambodia
May 18, 2015 at 01:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Footage released by the Russian Interior Ministry on Sunday shows the moment Sergei Polonsky was deported from Cambodia and flown back to Moscow via Vietnam. He was arrested in the Cambodian town of Sihanoukville on May 15 on charges of multiple violations of immigration law.

The decision of his deportation was announced by Cambodian officials on May 16. However, according to Polonsky's lawyer Slavik Brsoyan, the arrest was made against both Cambodian and international law.

Polonsky faces embezzlement charges in Russia as he was charged in absentia for a role in a 5.7 billion ruble (€127 million/$174 million) scam. The fraud case reportedly harmed 80 people after depositors in a construction project lost their investments as the company froze and went into bankruptcy, which is alleged to be deliberate.

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Footage released by the Russian Interior Ministry on Sunday shows the moment Sergei Polonsky was deported from Cambodia and flown back to Moscow via Vietnam. He was arrested in the Cambodian town of Sihanoukville on May 15 on charges of multiple violations of immigration law.

The decision of his deportation was announced by Cambodian officials on May 16. However, according to Polonsky's lawyer Slavik Brsoyan, the arrest was made against both Cambodian and international law.

Polonsky faces embezzlement charges in Russia as he was charged in absentia for a role in a 5.7 billion ruble (€127 million/$174 million) scam. The fraud case reportedly harmed 80 people after depositors in a construction project lost their investments as the company froze and went into bankruptcy, which is alleged to be deliberate.

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